Registered Nurse (RN), Float Pool, Nights, $15K Sign-on Bonus

  • Full Time
  • Company: University of Maryland Medical System
  • Towson, MD, USA

University of Maryland Medical System

Company Description

When you come to the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, you’re coming to more than simply a beautiful 37-acre, 218-bed suburban Baltimore, Maryland campus. You’re embarking on a professional journey that encourages opportunities, values a team atmosphere, and makes convenience and flexibility a priority. Joining our team of healthcare professionals means you’ll be contributing to a locally and nationally recognized institution. UM St. Joseph has been recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a grade ‘A’ hospital and by U.S. News & World Report as #3 in both the state and Baltimore Metro area, making UM St. Joseph the highest-ranking community hospital in Maryland. In addition, we’ve been consistently recognized as a top employer by Baltimore magazine.

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Float Pool Registered Nurse to join our nursing team at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.  

Restrictions Apply: We are offering a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus, with a two year commitment, for this position.

When you come to University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, you’re coming to more than simply a beautiful 37-acre, 224- bed suburban Towson, MD campus. You’re embarking on a professional journey that encourages opportunities, values a team atmosphere, and makes convenience and flexibility a priority.

General Summary
This role is considered the minimum role for all nurses who have greater than 12 months experience. Provides and coordinates independent care to patients within a clinical specialty as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team.   Utilizes the institution’s care delivery and professional practice models as the frame of reference for practicing as a professional nurse.  Participates in activities to develop own practice, and to support group practice goals at the unit level.  Is accountable to patient, family and team members for care provided and to the nurse manager for totality of work performance. Is accountable to hold to the Service Standards and to the Nursing Mission, Vision and Values.


Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.  

Clinical Practice:

1. Competency in care of unit specific patient population; independently practices with solid knowledge and clinical skills; engaged in advancing own practice.

2. Serves as a clinical resource for others.

3. Applies and integrates evidence into practice

4. Functions effectively in roles specific to unit, such as arrest team for ICU, triage for ED, etc.

5. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to plan and coordinate care; independently advocating for patient/family needs

6. Models practice consistent with unit operations to ensure safe, timely effective, efficient, equitable, patient centered care.

Professional Development:

1. Engaged in advancing own practice.

2. Responsible for maintaining competencies required for that patient care setting; focus on advancing own professional development.

3. Attends unit based staff development independently.

4. Demonstrates the ability to serve as a trained preceptor and coach’s new nurse and students.

5. Contributes to developing/evaluating unit based orientation and other education activities.

6. Contributes to nursing support personnel skills and development.

7. Completes CE’s on an annual basis based on facility minimum requirements.


1. Understands and contributes to unit-based outcomes associated with National Hospital Quality Measures (NDNQI).

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is dependent on several factors including years of relative experience to desired role, education, and certification/licensure. Hourly pay is just one part of the compensation package for employees. Saint Joseph Medical Center supports career progression and offers a competitive benefit package that includes up to $5K tuition reimbursement per year (we are a qualified non-profit making you eligible for federal student loan forgiveness), full time benefits for part time/20 hours worked, Health, vision, dental, and mental health coverage, and 403 (b) match contribution for retirement!

What’s in it for you?

  • Multiple professional development opportunities inclusive of a Professional Advancement Model, Unit-based and Hospital-based Shared Governance Councils
  • An organizational culture focused on staff engagement, high-quality patient outcomes, and high reliability principles.
  • Complex care unit that will support a robust clinical skill-set.
  • Supportive onboarding process and Nurse Residency Program for new nurses



  • 2 year / Associate’s Degree: Nursing 
  • 4 year / Bachelor’s Degree: BS in Nursing and/or active pursuit of advanced degree or specialty certification. (Preferred).
  • State Registered Nurse License and BLS Certification required.

Required Skills

  • Strong Verbal Communications Skills, Strong Written Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills, Basic Computer Skills, Excellent Organizational Skills, Strong Customer Services Skills, Proven Analytical Skills. 0 – 1 year In a health care environment. 2 years med-surg/tele experience preferred. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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